José Rivera posted a 5-Star review of the seventh volume in the Lazarus Gray series. Let’s take a […]
One of the great tropes of modern heroic fiction is the “dark reflection,” where we get to see […]
With The Peregrine, most of his enemies were dead and buried by the end of each adventure, though he had a few (The Warlike Manchu, for instance) who made return appearances. When I created Lazarus Gray, I knew that one of the things I wanted to do with the series was to create a series of recurring villains. I wanted him to have a vibrant rogue’s gallery that could return again and again.
But which of his enemies stands above the rest? If our hero is defined by his villains, which of those foes is his dark mirror?
Obviously, Lazarus Gray has Walther Lunt, his former mentor. Lunt was a major force in Volumes One and Two but his death in 1936 (“Die Glocke”) has yet to be undone so aside from casting a looming shadow over the series, he hasn’t been a physical force since then.
So is he really Gray’s arch-enemy? I think he still qualifies but I do think honorable mention must be given to the immortal Princess Femi.
I have it on good authority that Lazarus Gray and crew will be returning to print soon — […]
Most of the villains in my pulp adventure universe are of the done-in-one variety: they pop up, bedevil […]
Wojtek is back with an in-depth look at the third volume in The Peregrine Omnibus series. Let’s see what he had to say:
“Third time, and still with charm!”
I am not going to lie.
I am an incurable fanboy of Mr. Reese’s writing, so I was really waiting for this book to be released since I finished “The Peregrine Omnibus – Volume Two” back in January of 2016.
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